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Little Snitch Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Little Snitch for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is LuLu by Objective-See, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Little Snitch and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Little Snitch are Hands Off!, Radio Silence, Lockdown Privacy and TripMode.

Little Snitch alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Network Monitors or Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Little Snitch.
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  • Mac

A firewall protects your computer against unwanted guests from the Internet. But who protects your private data from being...

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  1. LuLu is the free, shared-source firewall for macOS. Its goal is simple; block any unknown outgoing connections, until approved by the user.

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    LuLu by Objective-See vs Little Snitch opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LuLu by Objective-See is a great alternative to Little Snitch.
    gianclgar

    Free (Libre) Software is and will be always best for the humanity :)

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    yehia2amer

    I Wanted a tool to replace Little Snitch, and this one is GREAT. It is Free, Open Source, and very lite weight.

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    rizhenkov

    It's very simple and free!

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    Hands Off!

    • Mac

    Hands Off! is an application to monitor and control the access of applications to your network and disks.

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    Hands Off! vs Little Snitch opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Hands Off! is a great alternative to Little Snitch.

    It is easier than Little Snitch

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    Radio Silence

    • Mac

    Radio Silence lets you block individual apps from accessing the internet. It never throws pop-ups on the screen, and is completely invisible.

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    Most users think Radio Silence is a great alternative to Little Snitch.
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    Lockdown Privacy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Lockdown Privacy is an Open Source and free firewall for your iOS device. We built the product to help protect users from app developers and analytics companies that are monetizing user data without consent or transparency.

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    TripMode

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Block internet connection for apps.

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    I like TripMode as an alternative to LittleSnitch because it's simpler UI resembles iOS and it's easy to monitor and block app internet usage. It's also significantly cheaper than LittleSnitch.

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    Micro Snitch

    • Mac

    Ever wondered if an application records audio through your Mac’s built-in microphone without your knowledge? Or if the camera captures video for no good reason?

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    Stronghold

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Easily configure macOS security settings from the terminal.

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    DataCever

    • Mac

    DataCever allows you to monitor and control internet traffic , allowing you to know what consumes your data plan.

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  9. Flying Buttress

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    As Apple's built-in Firewall preferences improves in both functionality and security, I will be aiming Flying Buttress more at users who need the advanced firewall configuration, logging, and IP sharing options found in Flying Buttress.

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    The website has been down for several years and development seems to have stopped as well.

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